Post Doc Fellow, Cancer Biology

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.Click Enter to preview the description of Job OverviewPreviewClick Enter to preview the description of Job OverviewPreview

The postdoctoral candidate will choose to work under the mentorship of one of over 20 preceptors. Possible areas of research include the role of receptor tyrosine kinases in driving hormonally related malignancies (Susan Waltz), role of autophagy in promoting development of cancer (Maria Czyzyk-Krzeska and Jun-Lin Guan), targeting oncogenic metabolism and signaling in cancer (David Plas, Atsuo Sasaki, Tom Cunningham), immune surveillance and immunotherapy targets (Laura Conforti and Susan Waltz), Notch signaling (Rhett Kovall), TGF beta family signaling (Tom Thompson) and integrating mass spectrometry-based technologies (e.g., proteomics, metabolomics) to understand biological systems (Ken Greis). 


Additional Information about the Appointment:
Due to grant stipulations, you must be a US Citizen, Permanent Resident or an individual who is granted status as a "protected person" under 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

Required Education

PhD, MD, MD/PhD degree - must have degree by date of hire.

Application Process

In addition to completing the online application form, upload a CV, the names and contact information for three references, and a description of your research experience under the 'Additional Documents' section of the application.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependant on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


REQ: 73782 


Post Doc Fellow, Cancer Biology

Date:  Mar 28, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Scientist, Scientific, Developer, Medicare, Science, Research, Engineering, Healthcare, Technology